Old MacDonald Finger Puppets
This set of ten gorgeous plush Old MacDonald finger puppets consists of :
- Old MacDonald
- His Farmhouse
Each stands approx 7cm high and has a little piece of elastic to help hold onto little fingers.
Old MacDonald had a farm – ee-i-ee-i-oooooooo!!!
COMMUNICATION AND SOCIAL SKILLS
Hand & Finger Puppets are an ideal springboard for developing speaking and listening skills.
Children often communicate more easily with puppets, giving them confidence to express their ideas and feelings
Shy children can become acquainted with others through the roles they take on
Children are free to try on new personalities and take them off again, with a puppet on their hand, broadening their own in the process.
Scary animal hand and finger puppets like lions and sharks or shy ones such as a tortoise can help children master uncomfortable feelings
Puppet play provides an opportunity to gain some control over their world by working out fears and frustrations.
Hand and Finger Puppet play helps young children develop creative skills by forcing them to use their imaginations. They make up the roles, the rules, the situations and the solutions.
It is through imaginative play that children come to understand the differences between fantasy and
The real world becomes more real to children who have opportunities to pretend.